1987 1987 BMW M3 - Ex-Works Group A Competition Car

Ex-Works Group A Competition Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1987
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 2 April 2011
Motor Cars 15:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Estimate: €120,000 - €135,000
Registration Number: EU Registered
Chassis Number: TBC
BMW France ran this BMW M3 Group A car for the 1987 season in the French and European Group A championship, under the colours of the newspaper "Evenement du Jeudi". It was serviced and maintained by specialists ORECA, finishing third overall.
In the same year car competed in the 24 Hours of Spa in Bastos Colours, with ex-F1 driver Jean Pierre Jabouille and Guitteny /Bleynie at the wheel, finishing a credible thirteenth place overall.
The following year the car campaigned in three races with Guitteny /Bleynie at the wheel. It was later sold to Cilti Sport Rally team, where the car was completely modified to rally specification by Bernard Bouhier Engineering. Bouhier had worked for both Alfa Romeo France and VW France, and had also designed the Peugeot 205 and 405 T16 rally